Byhalia, Mississippi

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Byhalia, Mississippi

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High Points

Byhalia strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Byhalia Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Byhalia Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Byhalia, Mississippi

Comparing Byhalia to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 6
Senior Citizens 5 6
Age of the Population 4 8
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6
Male Share of the Population 2 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
Median Family Income 3 8
People in Middle Class or Better 3 8
People Above Poverty 1 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Working at Home 6 10
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 2
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 1 1
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Byhalia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 27 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 38611
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.872
Longitude -89.69

Byhalia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57 inches
Distance 33.8 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.8 inches
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Byhalia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 706 100%
Male 324 45.9%
Female 382 54.1%
Under 18 187 26.5%
18+ 519 73.5%
65+ 104 14.7%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.13
White 429 60.8%
African-American 252 35.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 22 3.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 3.1%

Estimated Byhalia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 716
Growth 10
Growth % 1.4%

Byhalia Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 52%
US/American 25.5%
English 5.6%
German 4.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Irish 3.1%
Scottish 2.5%
Finnish 1.3%
European 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Byhalia 706 $35,313
Hernando 6,812 $51,155
Holly Springs 7,957 $25,808
Horn Lake 14,099 $43,495
Olive Branch 21,054 $60,851
Senatobia 6,682 $43,088
Southaven 28,977 $52,333
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Byhalia High Schools (2004)

300 HWY 309 S
A Title I School.
Serves 517 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.7

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